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21. DANCE OWNERSHIP ft. Eric Dubois

12/31/2018
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Welcome to Episode 21 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In our latest episode, Andres talks about dance ownership, something important to dance professionals and regular dancers everywhere. With him is guest Eric Dubois, a lawyer and dancer to talk about specifically the copyright law and intellectual property of dance. This is overlooked, but it is important for any artist to be able to call their work their own. Andres gives a visual example of the importance of copyright with the video...

Duration:00:53:19

20. A PERFECT PLATE

12/24/2018
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Welcome to Episode 20 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In this episode, Andres talks about the idea of a perfect plate. What Andres means is that he views a perfect dance is like a perfect meal. A dance should always have the complete dance in mind, the end goal. Andres feels like the scene does not reach the larger goal or keep the big picture in mind when dancing. Teachers need to be able to express this better in words. Hence, Andres’ metaphor: The perfect plate The first part of...

Duration:00:19:49

19. RESPONSIBILITY

12/17/2018
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Welcome to Episode 19 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! Tonight, Andres wants to talk about Responsibility. Andres wants people to refuse to victimize themselves. People should not pretend that nothing that happens is their fault or that they’re only a victim of circumstance. How does this relate to dance? Specifically to following and the leading. Andres talks about how people need to take responsibility for their roles and understand them, rather than blaming the other dancer...

Duration:00:19:23

18. RESPECTING ROOTS

12/10/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 18 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast Tonight’s episode of Salsa Kings Live is about Respecting Roots. Not even in salsa, but in all things, Andres considers it of the utmost importance to be able know, understand, and show respect to the origins of the things you love and that have made you what you are. While things will inevitably change and grow, it is important to know the origins. Andres describes a...

Duration:00:10:46

17. WHEN IN ROME

12/10/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 17 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast In this episode of Salsa Kings Live, Andres talks about that age-old adage ‘When in Rome, do as the Romans do.’ An adage that talks about assimilating to surrounding cultures and societies, or in this case, the music that is being played at the time. Andres talks about how he gets compliments that he feels he shouldn’t be getting. These are compliments for dancing ‘L.A.’ or...

Duration:00:07:56

16. HEALTHY COMPETITION ft. Mike Calderon

12/10/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 16 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast In this episode of Salsa Kings Live, Andres wants to talk about healthy competition with guest Mike Calderon. Born and raised in Miami, he is a DJ, event coordinator, and has been a social dancer for nearly a decade. He’s a man who definitely knows the Latin dance scene. Andres talks about how personal the situation can be and how people may sometimes try to hold each other...

Duration:00:48:27

15. NO QUIT

11/26/2018
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Welcome to Episode 15 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast In episode 15 of Salsa Kings Live, Andres tells us about ‘No Quit’. Andres discusses how people are often classified into one of two categories when learning anything new. The first is the ‘talented’, which pick up on material more quickly and that require less attention from a teacher. The other category is more difficult to give an accurate name without giving them something pejorative like ‘nerds’ or ‘hard workers’. These are the...

Duration:00:48:27

14. ARTS FOR AUTISM ft. Audrey Lynn Amadeo

11/13/2018
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Welcome to Episode 14 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast In the newest episode of Salsa Kings Live, Andres covers the sensitive issue of autism with his guest, Audrey. She is an ABA therapist and the creator of the spectrum dance therapy and her own non-profit Arts for Autism. She talks about how she became involved in working with people with autism. She goes into how dancing with people who were hard of hearing as a child inspired her to work with disabled people in the arts. She started...

Duration:00:44:20

13. MUSICALITY

11/5/2018
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Welcome to Episode 13 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast In today’s episode, Andres tells us about musicality. Music is obviously a core component of dance. Andres speaks as to where it ideally exists along your learning process as a dancer. By musicality, Andres means the ability to express oneself with their dancing. You want to use your dance to express how the music makes you feel. With a formal or social dance, which has more formation and rules, you need to first study and master them...

Duration:00:14:26

12. LOVE IS DANCE ft. Mario Che and Jeannette Fiallo

10/29/2018
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Welcome to Episode 12 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In tonight’s episode, Andres invites not one, but two guests: Mario Che and Jeannette Fiallo! Mario is a dancing veteran of twenty years, has lived across six different countries, and is an attorney and trader by profession as well as a passionate dancer. He works to spread dance to others. Jeannette is a classically trained dancer, having danced in ballet, jazz, and others since she was eight. She only joined the latin dance...

Duration:00:51:27

11. DANCE WITH EVERYONE

10/24/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 11 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In the latest episode, Andres talks about how you should Dance With Everyone! It’s a position of particular passion for Andres. He even speaks of how he’d like others to get in touch and bring their perspective. Andres talks about how students at a higher level just doesn’t want to work with a less experienced student, believing that they are ‘better’ than newer dancers....

Duration:00:23:16

10. A MINDFUL DANCE ft. Rev. Natalie Calzadilla MBA

10/14/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 10 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In the newest episode of Salsa Kings Live, Andres invites Reverend Natalie Calzadilla to discuss mindful dance. Calzadilla has a Masters in Business Administration, and is a certified spiritual life coach, a Reiki master, an artist, a dancer, a zumba instructor. These are only some of her impressive credentials. Natalie goes into her history as a dancer and how she moved...

Duration:00:54:16

9. PEOPLE POWER

10/9/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 7 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! This week, Andres introduces us to the concept of ‘people power’. Here he talks about people and their need to take the reigns and responsibility for the changes they can make in the world. This is power that can be used in many circumstances, but Andres wants to specifically talk about it in terms of how change can be brought to the Latin dance community. While small, it is a...

Duration:00:17:45

8. SALSA MUSIC TODAY ft. Nic N'taya

9/30/2018
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Welcome to Episode 8 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In our latest episode, Andres welcomes in Nicolas Martinez to the show. He is the band leader of Endiya, the hottest band in South Florida. Born in Cuba until he was nine, then brought to United States, he’s been writing since he was eleven. He founded his band in 2006, which has just released their second album. Martinez discusses his experiences in working on his band, as well as his short hiatus due to personal problems, and his...

Duration:00:49:21

7. PARTNERS THAT DON'T DANCE

9/23/2018
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Partners That Don’t Dance Dance Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 7 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In this episode, we join Andres as he discusses having a partner that doesn’t dance. This doesn’t refer to the people who do or do not come to the action of dancing, so much as it is about whether people have a mental inclination or attraction to dancing. It can be a simple problem at first, but the problem can become far more complex as little...

Duration:00:16:39

6. THE NEXT GENERATION ft. Abdel Baila Baila

9/17/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 6 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast!

Duration:00:38:51

5. TEACHER, SOCIAL DANCER, PERFORMER

9/13/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 5 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! In this episode, Andres, talks about the different ways that a dancer can represent themselves through their dancing. Andres places them in three categories: The Teacher, the Social Dancer, and The Performer. There are a number of differences in how these dancers work, and the core difference and reason for these dancers is the question of who these people are dancing...

Duration:00:13:00

4. FROM STREET TO STAGE ft. Billy Fajardo

8/27/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 4 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! Today, Salsa Kings is very pleased to bring on very special guest Billy Fajardo. An accomplished dancer and teacher, Billy Fajardo is a multi-dance champion who has over twenty years of experience as a dancer and teacher of dance. He is the owner of the International Hustle Salsa Congress and the owner of the World Salsa Summit. He is one of the most important dancers working...

Duration:00:38:54

3. CHAMELEONIZE

8/20/2018
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Listen and Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 3 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! Dancing is cooperative act, yet so many people act in a manner that doesn’t consider their partner or their environment when engaging in the act. Your host Andres explains that this is why Chameleonizing is so important. Chameleonizing is the act of taking those around you into consideration, and adapting to them. By doing this, you can create a superior experience that both...

Duration:00:16:35

2. BEGINNER TIPS

8/13/2018
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Listen & Subscribe on: iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Welcome to Episode 2 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast! If you have recently started your dance journey or are thinking of picking up dancing as a hobby, this episode is for you! Your host Andres, like many of you, started off with zero dance experience and has been spreading the knowledge about what ideals should be held priority in the mindset of a beginner to all of his students for years. Now you too can have this newly found,...

Duration:00:14:52